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Horticulture Week Podcast: the art of spray application for ornamentals crops with ICL's Sam Rivers and Syngenta's Sean Loakes

Sean Loakes, Matthew Appleby, Sam Rivers
Sean Loakes, Matthew Appleby, Sam Rivers

Sam Rivers, ICL Technical Controls Manager and Sean Loakes, Syngenta Ornamentals Technical Manager speak about spray application in this podcast.

They talk about the benefits to growers getting a spray right how to do that including the effect does pressure have on droplet size, why is boom height over the crop is important and the effect of forward speed when making an application.

Rivers gives example of using these principles and talks about legislation such as groundwater regulations and Sustainable Use Directive effect on how people spray now.

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